Travel Blogs from Selcuk, Turkey

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A Theater, a Temple, and a Church, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

A Theater, a Temple, and a Church

A travel blog entry by keralajs

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... after the fact from a guidebook that this image "has almost become synonymous with Didyma." At the end of the day we returned to Selcuk, which is adjacent to Ephesus, and visited the ruins of the Basilica of St. John, who is said to be buried there. ...

Ephesus: A Library and Condos, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus: A Library and Condos

A travel blog entry by keralajs

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When the apostle Paul visited Ephesus in the first century A.D. it was a thriving port city, into whose busy harbor ships brought people and commerce from all over the known world. Although its harbor is long gone, one can still walk along its ...

Home sweet home, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

... and made a home in so many different cities, that today I just marveled at that fact. I headed southeast to a town called Selcuk, next to ancient Ephesus. Paul spent at least two years here, and quite possibly longer.   I got to wondering ...

what I learned from eavesdropping on ephesus tours, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

what I learned from eavesdropping on ephesus tours

A travel blog entry by msgee

... stand after exiting Ephesus. Turns out you have to go past the stalls and taxi stand and head toward the parking lot exit. Splurged for the 3-KM ride back to Selcuk -- 2.5 TL. Walkable distance, but I hadn't had lunch yet and didn't have the energy for ...

Jun 12, 2013, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Jun 12, 2013

A travel blog entry by sjgoodwright

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Ephesus and Beyond, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and Beyond

A travel blog entry by tilazway

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... . And luckily, they have signs around town that points to where the hostel is located, so everything worked out alright. When I got to Selcuk, I met a few guys at the hostel: a couple americans, one kiwi, and one korean. It was raining the first day so we ...

Selcuk, Turkey., Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk, Turkey.

A travel blog entry by erinontheroad

... port as dark as and scary as anything I'd imagined. I had to wait there until 8:30 when the first boat left for Kusadesi in Turkey. There was a restaurant open just off the dock and I sat there until it got bright out. I was a miserable thing. But now ...

Rakı, Frozen Friend, and Clips!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Rakı, Frozen Friend, and Clips!

A travel blog entry by esmeralda4790

... got excited when I did the knocking part :)   Today, Gena and I discovered that two of the schools we've perform at in Turkey have put videos up on Youtube of parts of the show! Here's the links! The first link it the last like 8 minutes of the ...

A ┌ltima Igreja - ╔feso, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

A ┌ltima Igreja - ╔feso

A travel blog entry by mcmartorelli

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SOCORRO ! Por favor mandem uma carreta para pegar nossos pedašos !!! Estamos simplesmente acabados !!! Foi muita, mas muita andanša no meio de cacos, caquinhos e cac§es !!! Pelo o que Marco calcula, devemos ter andando sˇ hoje uns 20 km a pÚ, ...

City number 6, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

City number 6

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

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... be hard to believe) talking about life in the Episcopal Church, how meaningful it is being in these ancient places, life in modern Turkey, and all kinds of other topics. I had hoped when planning this trip that I would have the chance to meet people ...

Chapter Sixteen - From Virgin Mary to the Aegean, Selšuk, Turkey travel blog

Chapter Sixteen - From Virgin Mary to the Aegean

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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Back at the hotel we pick up our car. We are now off to see where the Virgin Mary spent her last days. There is controversy over this fact as some historians claim she lived and died in Jerusalem in spite of the difficult situation there. Nevertheless ...

Selcuk and Ephasus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk and Ephasus

A travel blog entry by lkidner

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... dorm, ate together, toured together, biked together. Everything was incredible.  DISCLAIMER:   I will continue this blog about Selcuk and Ephasus at a later date for all of those on Travelpod looking for information on this area. All I can ...

Selcuk and surroundings., Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk and surroundings.

A travel blog entry by aunruhku

Museum cat, Basilica of St. John, Ephesus, and Temple of ...

Day 12: The Capital of Shit Wine, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Day 12: The Capital of Shit Wine

A travel blog entry by alanstrange5

... was real wine as it was made with some sort of fruit juice concentrate. We then looked around the stalls for a while and headed back to Selcuk. Siringe was not our idea of fun; it was just a tourist town. When we got back to Selcuk it was earlier in the ...

Jun 23, 2009, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Jun 23, 2009

A travel blog entry by pane9

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Selcuk, Selšuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by daz-marie

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... stopped once so for five hours we had to cross our legs which was not easy for me lol . We spent the two days on Selcuk a little town on the outskirt of Izmir. we did our usual orientation walk and as usual Sukru found our an authentic restaurant, i had ...

Ephesus, Selšuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by obrillips

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We woke early and headed to the home which the bus stops in front of. We missed out on the awesome hotel breakfast of all the things we didn't know what they were... Too early. Oh well. We stayed in a town just out of Ephesus and dropped our bags off at ...

Of Jig Saw Puzzles and Carpets..., Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Of Jig Saw Puzzles and Carpets...

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters

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... to send one bag full of dirty laundry home checked bags and carry on these two precious packages.   We walked into Selcuk for dinner tonight.  I didn't want to risk another "vegetable surprise" dinner.  I also didn't want another cheese ...

Ephusus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephusus

A travel blog entry by nonnaclaire

Picked up this morning after a wonderful brekkie.  Omelette with chilli, tomatoes & onion...  Full bus of 15 but all nice people so a bonus....Tour Guide was minute and lovely...  First stop was the House of the Virgin Mary, discovered ...

Visit to St. John's home - when not in prison!, Selšuk, Turkey travel blog

Visit to St. John's home - when not in prison!

A travel blog entry by sonyagoltz

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... ; The city was earlier named a name which meant "divine” in honour of St John before it got called Selcuk.  It would seem that Turkey has a number of earthquakes which have cause these places to be ruined or destroyed, rebuilt I think twice but ...

THE GLORY OF EPHESUS, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

THE GLORY OF EPHESUS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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Supposed to sleep until 0630 but up 0550, figuring lots to do to get yesterday's blog done. Shower did not complete the 'wakey wakey' process. How tired must I have been last night? I realized I had poured myself a raki [and water] and forgot to drink ...

Planes trains and automovils, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Planes trains and automovils

A travel blog entry by stevanlisa

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... all the bags. Tomorrow the ruin of Ephesus. For now, get settled. Cats. Did I mention cats? I 'musthafa' by now. Ephesus (Turkey everywhere!) has its share. They don't out-number the humans but it's only because of the cruise ships. The site has ...

It's a small world after all, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

It's a small world after all

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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Author: Lauren   We bussed east to Selšuk (sell-chook) today. It was a standard ride as far as Turkish bus rides go. They're actually pretty good; comfortable seats, toilet stops every couple of hours and a bus attendant who regularly serves you ...

EFES, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

EFES

A travel blog entry by travelismylife

Efes ...

Long walk but no coffee, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Long walk but no coffee

A travel blog entry by leone_and_mike

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... sat till about 1pm, then walked back to road and waited for dolmus, only about 10mins max. Drove via Ephesus, got back to Selcuk and walked across and found coffee shop opposite museum, Alanna and I both had iced coffee latte, very nice 10tyl each. Mike ...

Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by halliday

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... and it is thought John may have written his gospel here as well. His tomb lies in St John's Basilica on the hill above Selcuk but whether it is he or not is a matter of conjecture. We had a great wander around noting secret Christian symbols in some of ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by leahandleon

Ephesus ...

An Oasis In The East, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

An Oasis In The East

A travel blog entry by caitlin_rose

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This is my only stop in Turkey apart from Istanbul, the place I stayed at was a dream come true, apart from a few adventures investigating the countryside I spent a lot of time in the hostel. It’s been one of the best quality places I’ve ...

It's 'Efes' For Our Anniversary!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

It's 'Efes' For Our Anniversary!

A travel blog entry by mr-mrs_pickles

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... got away with one here.  It was his year to plan what we would do for our anniversary.  How do you top Turkey?  I guess I have it tough for planning next year.  Maybe West Ed?  Let's compare the two shall we? 1)  ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by superg

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... back to Istanbul to catch a flight to Dehli.  Talk about from the frying pan into the fire.  Ephesus, perhaps Turkey's most famous attraction was quite something but for me it was not spectacular.  The Acropolis kicks hell out of it ...

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